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Front view of new public library, Boston

GC002.01.MA.1200.002 (RS97496)

Description

This print is a full frontal view of the new public library. The foreground is a steet scene, with people strolling and mingling as well as a horse and buggy.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1855
Physical Description
1 print from newsletter
Dimensions
7 1/2x 6 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR24
GUSN
198266
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1200.002

Record details

Originator
Champney, W. L. (Artist)
Probably Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Engraver)
Other Organizations
Boston Public Library
Descriptive Terms
libraries (buildings)
public libraries (buildings)
Material Type
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boylston St.
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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